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Hot Hits

Gloria! A Baroque Italian Christmas

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18
Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.

Washington Performing Arts: Kian Soltani

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020
He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Thru Jun. 1, 2020
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 6 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

Strathmore
Fri. Jan 24, 2020
Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.

Maz Jobrani

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020
Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Washington Performing Arts: Damien Sneed

Sixth & I
Sat. Dec 7
Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.

Spotlights

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie Mutter

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1, 2020

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Dec. 6 – 29

National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

Strathmore
Dec. 21 – 22

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute Concert

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26, 2020

Native Art Market 2019

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Dec. 7 – 8
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